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Go natural!

Yards are fun, beautiful, great spaces for relaxing. But in taking care of them, we often use water inefficiently, produce a lot of waste and overuse chemicals that are bad for the environment and our families' health.

By working with nature in your yard, you can have a great looking landscape that's easier to care for and healthier for families, pets, wildlife and our great Northwest environment.

Five steps to natural yard care:

(Nota: el folleto de cinco pasos está también disponible en español)

Learn more

  • Yard Talk Web site – a natural gardening show on King County Television (KCTV)
  • Sustainable Landscaping – Low impact, low maintenance, low resource use landscaping to fit each particular site and climate
Natural Yard Care booklet (pdf)
Five steps to make your piece of the planet a healthier place to liveDownload PDF 638 K.
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